S.V. Excelsior

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This article is about the Surinamese football club. For the Dutch football club, see S.B.V. Excelsior.
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Full name Sporting Voetbal Excelsior
Nickname(s) The Kralingers of Suriname
Founded 25 February 1910; 107 years ago (1910-02-25)
Ground Meerzorg Stadion
Ground Capacity 1,300
Chairman Suriname
Manager Suriname
League Eerste Klasse
2015–16 Hoofdklasse, 10th

SV Excelsior is an amateur football club from the Commewijne District town of Meerzorg, Suriname. The club was founded in the late 1920s and spent most of its tenure in the top flight of Surinamese football. Recently, the club had been in a dry spell, and spend time in the second tier of Surinamese football, only recently to be promoted back into the Hoofdklasse.


Champions: 1930–31
Runners-up: 2009–10
Winners: 2010

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Suriname DF Jetro Fer
Suriname FW Wensley Christoph
Suriname FW Giovanni Drenthe
Brazil FW Ailton Paiva